Innovation and Technology

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.

Second Helping Pilot Program Tests Potential for Domestic App-Based Farm Labor

The Second Helping pilot program by the World Wildlife Fund looks to connect food banks to farm surplus with the help of a new gig-labor force.

An Online Platform is Enabling Farmers to Deliver Straight to Consumers

MilkRun, a Portland, Oregon-based company is supporting small, local farmers by enabling them to sell produce safely and directly to consumers’ homes. Founded by farmer and entrepreneur Julia Niiro, MilkRun is an online platform that lets farmers set their own…

Australia Aims to Save Honeybees from A Deadly Mite

The threat of a deadly mite is motivating Australia to protect its honey bees using new innovative technology.

18 Youth Inspiring Change Across the Food System

In honor of International Youth Day, Food Tank has highlighting 18 youth who are building a stronger the food system for the future.

San Francisco Startup Partners with Global Consulting Leader to Reduce Food Waste

Treasure8 and PA Consulting announce that they are collaborating to improve access to nutritional food and fight food waste on a global scale.

New on the Podcast: Didier Toubia on Cultivated Meat and Paula Daniels on Good Food Purchasing Policies

Didier Toubia of Aleph Farms discusses cultivated meats. Paula Daniels discusses the Center for Good Food Purchasing.

New on the Podcast: Rowen White Talks Indigenous Seed Sovereignty, and Viraj Puri Says Urban Greenhouses Can Transform Produce

On Food Talk Live: Rowen White, the director of Sierra Seeds and an Indigenous seed sovereignty advocate, describes the benefits of good seed stewardship. Later, Dani is joined by Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri to talk about how to make urban agriculture profitable, sustainable, and community-oriented.

Australian Brewery Incorporates Algae into Beer Production

Algae is reducing an Australian brewery’s beer production carbon emissions.